Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
511 AM EDT TUE MAY 30 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  S OF CAPE LOOKOUT NC TO SURF CITY NC OUT TO 20 NM...

* UNTIL 615 AM EDT

* AT 511 AM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR SURF CITY...
  MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ATLANTIC BEACH...NORTHWEST PLACES...SALTER PATH...AR320...AR342...
  THE VICINITY OF PINE KNOLL SHORES...BOGUE INLET...AR355...AR345...
  EMERALD ISLE...AR315...NEW RIVER INLET...THE TURNING BASIN...
  AR340...AR330 AND THE MOREHEAD CITY-ATLANTIC BEACH BRIDGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3468 7704 3472 7670 3443 7657 3431 7736
      3445 7753
TIME...MOT...LOC 0911Z 243DEG 37KT 3442 7745

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...49KTS

$$

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